Rudbeckia hirta (Blackeyed Susan)

POTTED PLANT

$3.50
(No reviews yet) Write a Review
SKU:
RUHIR-SM
MAXIMUM HEIGHT:
3 feet
FLOWER COLOR:
Yellow
BLOOM PERIOD:
4 Summer
SUNLIGHT PREFERENCE:
Full sun to light shade
MOISTURE:
Average
FORMAL LANDSCAPING:
2-Star
DEER RESISTANT:
Yes
An annual included in seed mixes for early color. Will move around when used in perennial beds.
 
Of the "black-eyed susans," Rudbeckia hirta is the species most commonly grown in cultivation even though it is a weak perennial and is best grown as an annual or biennial on sunny, dry sites. It is also one of the best for bees.
 
Uses: Bees, butterflies, drought tolerant
Bloom time: June
 
Height: 2 to 3 feet
Space: 16 to 24 inches
 
Sun: Full sun to light shade
Moisture: Average
 
Seed: Typically is ready to germinate and needs no stratification period. Sow late November through early April.
  • 100,000 seeds per ounce
  • 0.5 oz. per 1,000 square feet
  • 1 pound per acre

Remember to use your Order Comments during checkout if you need your order delayed, otherwise it will be processed as soon as possible.